US Navy Flag Officer Assignment

Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced today the following assignment: Capt. Michael E. Boyle, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Korea; commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea; and commander, Naval Component, U.S. Forces Korea, United Nations Command, Korea.  Boyle is currently assigned as director for international engagement, N52, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.

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ROK Navy Welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to Strengthen Partnership

USS Michigan (SSGN 727) (Gold) arrived at Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK), Oct. 13, for a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.  During the visit Sailors will experience the culture and history of the ROK, while fostering outstanding relations between the U.S. Navy, ROK military and the local Busan community. “The U.S. and ROK navies have always enjoyed a strong relationship. Today, our relationship is stronger than it has ever been and our ironclad partnership is further reinforced by this visit from Michigan,” said Rear…

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USS Chief visits South Korea’s Jeju Island

USS Chief (MCM 14) arrived at the southern island of Jeju-do for a routine port visit and completion of planned training and certifications, Sept. 26. Capt. Glen Leverette, the deputy commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, greeted the ship along with Rear Adm. Kim, Jung-Soo, the commander of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s Maritime Task Force Flotilla 7, and more than 100 ROK sailors, welcome Chief to the southern island. “The ROK Navy and Flotilla 7 leadership always provide a warm welcome and excellent support to our ships,” said…

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